This site is the home of the Wakefield Historical Commission, Wakefield, Massachusetts.

Wakefield Historical Commission


HistoricHouseMarkerProgram Forms

Take a self-guided walking tour of Wakefield!  Prospect-Church Street Tour, Lakeside Walking Tour, or the brand-new tour of historic Downtown Wakefield.

National Register Program in Wakefield

Wakefield’s List of Significant Sites

Discover Wakefield’s Architectural History

Challenges facing Wakefield’s Old Burying Ground.  (***Read the history of the Old Burying Ground.)

Discover Wakefield’s history — visit the website of the Wakefield Historical Society.


NEXT MEETING:  Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 in the Heritage Room of the Americal Civic Center, 7:30 p.m.   Agenda to be announced.  (If you have an issue for our agenda, contact us ( to be placed on our agenda.)

Hartshorne House Video

This video was written, directed and narrated by Nancy Bertrand and produced with the considerable help of WCAT's Tom Stapleton and Ryan Boyd.